Provided by Nick Tyacke
Nicholas Tyacke is a patent and intellectual property lawyer and litigator. He is dual-qualified (Australia and the United States) with over 25 years’ experience advising and acting for many of the leading life sciences and technology companies with respect to their patent, IP and regulatory issues and disputes. Nicholas heads DLA Piper's Life Sciences IP practice in Australia and heads the Life Sciences practice across Asia-Pacific.
Nicholas advises clients with respect to all aspects of patent law, particularly in relation to patent issues and disputes in the life sciences and technology sectors, as well as copyright and trade mark law.
Nicholas has established a reputation acting as a member of global teams representing clients in complex, multi-jurisdictional matters including many of the world's leading life sciences companies in Hatch-Waxman patent disputes. He has acted for clients in patent disputes before trial courts, intermediate appeal courts and final appeal courts.
Nicholas advises life sciences companies on a range of regulatory issues including registration of pharmaceuticals and medical devices and technologies, promotion of products, pricing, compliance with industry codes, and clinical trials.
Nicholas has used his knowledge and understanding of technology to help numerous clients resolve multi-million dollar technology related legal disputes.
Nick Tyacke is highly active advising major American multinational corporates on major patent cases and multi-jurisdictional disputes. He is highly rated for his knowledge of the technology sector, and in addition to his expertise on patent law, he also advises on copyright and trade mark issues. He is widely praised for his knowledge of the American market and legal landscape, one client commenting: "He is a patent litigator with both Australia and US litigation experience," and another adding: "Nick has been educated in part in the US and has worked at one of the top IP firms in New York, so he has a greater understanding of US businesses."